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49 militants killed in Afghanistan military operations

By Ghanizada - Tue Sep 24 2013, 12:12 pm

49 Taliban killed in Afghan military operationsAt least 49 Taliban militants were killed during military operations by Afghan police forces during the past 24 hours across the country.

The interior ministry of Afghanistan following a statement announced that the operations were jointly conducted by Afghan police, Afghan army, Afghan intelligence – national directorate of security and coalition security forces.

The statement further added that the operations were conducted in Helmad, Farah, Herat, Logar, Uruzgan, Zabul, Kandahar, Balkh, Badakhshan and Kunduz provinces of Afghanistan.

Security forces also seized some weapons, ammunitions and improvised explosive device (IEDs) during the military operations, interior ministry said in it’s statement.

According to interior ministry officials, at least 8 militants were also wounded and 11 others were arrested during the operation.

Taliban militants group yet to comment regarding the reports.

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